Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of Croatian wideman Ivan Perisic. The club announced this on their official website.
The statement read: “We are delighted to announce the transfer of Ivan Perisic.
“The vastly experienced Croatia international will join the Club on 1 July. Following the expiration of his contract at Internazionale and has agreed a deal that will run until 2024.”
After the announcement the Croatian spoke in his first interview as a Tottenham Hotspur player. “From the first time I was in contact with the coach and sporting director I told them that I really wanted to come here,” said Ivan. “Ever since 2009, when I started playing professional football in Belgium, I was so close a few times to coming to the Premier League and, at last, this is the moment. I can’t wait.
“I’m going to bring, first of all, a lot of hard work. I like to work a lot, I like to work for the team. Because only like this you can win something important. I can play several positions in the system Tottenham is playing now. I will bring a lot of experience as well, I’ve played for a lot of great clubs and, like I said, I can’t wait to start to play, to train and give my best.”
“He’s living football, every minute, every hour, every day, even when he’s sleeping, he’s thinking about football! He’s so passionate. He wants to win. I like his character and I know we’re going to do a great job here.
“Like I said, I can’t wait to start, to train, to play in this amazing stadium, I think we will have a great time and we can do a great job here.”